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Senate investigation finds agencies 'unprepared' to protect Americans' data

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Lessons from the 2015 OPM hack still haven’t been heeded, according to a Senate subcommittee.

DOJ regrets the error on OPM-linked fraud case

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

DOJ as apologized for confusion over its announcement last month that a fraudster used information stolen in the infamous 2015 OPM data breach.

Lawmakers demand answers in wake of strange OPM identity fraud lawsuit

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Virginia lawmakers are especially interested in learning how the defendants acquired the data.

Capitol Hill staffers learn what really happens when there's a data breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

To try to demystify the data-breach discussion on Capitol Hill, cybersecurity firm FireEye held a quiet training session for roughly 40 Senate and House staffers last month.

Mulvaney: CFPB hit by over 200 data 'lapses'

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Mick Mulvaney revealed Thursday that the agency had suffered some 240 “lapses” in data security over an unspecified time period, in addition to a suspected 800 other such incidents.

After 2015 breach, OPM overpaid for identity theft protections, report finds

by Chris Bing • 4 years ago

The Office of Personnel Management appears to be overpaying for an identity theft insurance program intended to protect more than 20 million current and former U.S. government employees whose personal information was exposed in a 2015 data breach, a government watchdog said.

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